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Orange and Peanut Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Serves 1

True maple syrup is the best if you have it.


  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 3/4 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/8 tsp finely shredded orange peel
  • 2 tsp honey (maple or maple-flavored syrup can be used)
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tbsp peanuts


1. Peel and slice sweet potato crosswise into 1/2-inch thick slices.
3. Place in a 10-ounce casserole.
4. Sprinkle lightly with salt.
5. Sprinkle with 1 tbsp orange juice.
6. Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power for 4 to 6 minutes or till potato is tender.
7. Let stand, covered, while preparing sauce.
8. For sauce, in a 1-cup measure stir together 1/4 cup orange juice, cornstarch, and shredded orange peel.
9. Stir in honey or maple (or maple flavored) syrup.
10. Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power for 30 seconds to 1 minute or till thickened and bubbly, stirring every 15 seconds.
11. Stir together sauce and potato slices.
12. Sprinkle with peanuts.


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Main Ingredient:Vegetable / Potato / Sweet Potato
Fruit / Orange
Nut / Peanut
Preparation Method:Microwave

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